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John Joseph CLEARY

Regimental number4160
Place of birthClare, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressCharters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Cleary, Millchester Road, Charters Towers, Queensland
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Place of enlistmentCharters Towers, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 16 August 1915 - 9 Battalion 13th Reinforcement; taken on strength 9 Battalion 14 May 1916; mortally wounded 2 July 1916.
FateDied of wounds 2 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)
Age at death41
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row T, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Charters Towers, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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